Found 356 collections related to American Music Collection

Nordoff, Paul, 1909-
Music Division | JPB 96-15
13 items of ms. music, 39 cm. or smaller; 13 items of ms. music, 39 cm. or smaller
Schumer, Harry G
Music Division | JPB 92-70
6920 slides, col; 6920 slides, col; 132 transparencies, col, 10 x 6 cm; 132 transparencies, col, 10 x 6 cm; ca. 4000 negatives, film b&w, 9 x 6 cm. or smaller; ca. 4000 negatives, film b&w, 9 x 6 cm. or smaller
Harry G. Schumer (1893-1971) was Orchestra Librarian of the Metropolitan Opera from 1938 to 1968. Chiefly informal backstage photographs of artists in costume taken during opera productions between 1945 and 1965. Some sight-seeing slides taken on... more
Randolph, William Popsie
Music Division | JPB 93-3
13 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 24 x 20 cm. on mounts 31 x 26 cm; 13 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 24 x 20 cm. on mounts 31 x 26 cm
William "Popsie" Randolph was a company and tour manager for many jazz ensembles, including the Benny Goodman bands. Photographs of jazz musicians, many holding their instruments. 2 photographs date from the 1940's: Glenn Miller and the... more
Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955
Music Division | JPB 00-41
14 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 26 x 20 cm. or smaller; 14 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 26 x 20 cm. or smaller
Photographs of Webster Aitken (1940?), Aaron Copland (1939), Lotte Lehman (6 poses, 1947, date unknown), Thomas Schippers (1950?), Gian Carlo Menotti (date unknown), Arnold Schoenberg (2 poses, 1947), and Igor Stravinsky (2 poses, 1947).
Gruen, John.
Music Division | JPB 95-19
8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm; 8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm
Photographs of singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (2 poses, New York, 1964); and composers Marc Blitzstein (2 poses, New York, 1960) Morton Feldman (2 poses, one at the beach, Water Mill, N.Y., 1963), Francis Poulenc (New York, 1960), and James Tocco... more
Mones, Arthur
Music Division | JPB 93-48
20 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm; 20 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm
Collection includes portraits of John Cage, Jacob Druckman, David Del Tredici, Nicolas Roussakis, Roger Sessions, William Schuman, Meyer Kupferman, Charles Wuorinen, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Barbara Kolb, Lukas Foss, Ned Rorem, Milton Babbitt,... more
Artec Consultants, Inc
Music Division | JPB 91-49
11 technical drawings, 3 col, 28x44 cm; 11 technical drawings, 3 col, 28x44 cm; 4 photoprints, 3 col, 21 x 26 cm; 4 photoprints, 3 col, 21 x 26 cm
Artec Consultants, Inc., provides interdisciplinary consulting services for buildings for the performing arts, and basic design services for theatres, opera houses, concert halls, recital halls and related facilities. Drawings for the Philadelphia... more
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920
Music Division | JPB 97-68
286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted; 286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted
Charles Tomlinson Griffes was an American composer whose works include The White Peacock, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan, and Poem for Flute and Orchestra. In 1907, upon his return from music study in Germany, he became a music teacher at the... more
Elliott, Nancy Miller
Music Division | JPB 96-1
175 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 8 x 10 in.; 175 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 8 x 10 in.
Nancy Miller Elliott is a leading photographer in New York City. She assisted Buck Clayton in the publication, Buck Clayton's Jazz World, published by Oxford University Press in 1987. Two of her photographs were included in the photographic... more
Ellison, Sulaiman, 1951-
Music Division | JPB 87-64
45 photoprints, silver gelatin b&w, 21 x 26 cm. or smaller; 45 photoprints, silver gelatin b&w, 21 x 26 cm. or smaller
Photographs of jazz musicians taken before, during, and after performances in the New York area, 1973-1984. Includes a list of contents and 3 lists, dated 10 May 1983, 15 July 1984, and 15 September, 1984, of names of all jazz musicians... more
New York Flute Club
Music Division | JPB 90-28
.4 linear feet
The 1920's are represented by photocopies of programs from The Flutist (magazine) and later decades by some original programs and some photocopies, with a complete set for the 1980's and early 1990's only. Supplementary material includes the... more
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Seat Endowment Committee
Music Division | JPB 94-11
25 items
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an arts complex comprising more than a dozen institutions between 62nd St. and 66th St. on Broadway in New York City. Philharmonic Hall (later named Avery Fisher Hall) opened Sept. 24, 1962. Clippings,... more
Kouguell, Arkadie, 1898-1985
Music Division | JPB 96-11
11 items of music ; 38 cm. or smaller
New York (N.Y.). Office of the Mayor (1978-1989 : Koch). Office of Special Projects and Events
Music Division | JPB 98-37
1 item, 50 cm; 1 item, 50 cm
Proclaims the period of October 10 through October 13, 1985, to be "The celebration of a century of popular music in New York.".
Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969
Music Division | JPB 84-11
520 leaves of ms. music in 2 boxes, 54 x 44 x 8 cm; 520 leaves of ms. music in 2 boxes, 54 x 44 x 8 cm
Zukofsky, Paul
Music Division | JPB 92-57
27 items
In advance of Perspectives of New Music's forum on problems and discrepancies in conventional notation practice, American violinist and composer Paul Zukofsky sent a questionnaire using the organization's letterhead to 70 composers. He received 25... more
Ager, Milton, 1893-1979
Music Division | JPB 82-75 no. 8
1 ms. score (12 items in 1 box), 53 x 43 x 8 cm; 1 ms. score (12 items in 1 box), 53 x 43 x 8 cm
Cowell, Olive Thompson, 1887-1984
Music Division | JPB 99-3
1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm; 1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm
Includes material on the career of composer Henry Cowell; encounters with many musicians and other artists, the founding of New Music and the New Music Society; an extended trip to Ireland, Russia, and points between in 1929 with Henry; various... more
Kinkeldey, Otto, 1878-1966
Music Division | JPB 86-16
105 items in 20 boxes
Otto Kinkeldey was an American musicologist. Material relating to Otto Kinkeldey's writings, addresses, and educational activities, including notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, page proofs, and related correspondence.
Brady, S. William
Music Division | JPB 97-47
1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm; 1 item ([63] p. bound), 19 cm
Diary of operas seen during Brady's European trip in 1901. The longest section, on Germany, consists of mounted programs for and comments in ink about Der Barbier von Bagdad, Cavalleria Rusticana, Der Afrikanerin, Bastien und Bastienne, Der... more
Longstreet, Stephen, 1907-2002
Music Division | JPB 93-13
1 painting on paper, oil, 56 x 40 cm; 1 painting on paper, oil, 56 x 40 cm; 4 drawings, ink, 50 x 38 cm. or smaller; 4 drawings, ink, 50 x 38 cm. or smaller; 5 drawings, ink and watercolor, 41 x 48 cm. or smaller; 5 drawings, ink and watercolor, 41 x 48 c
Stephen Longstreet is an American artist, novelist, and jazz historian. 1 oil painting of Christ on the Cross; 4 ink drawings, and 5 ink and watercolor drawings of the American jazz scene. 1 ink drawing is a portrait of Lil Hardin ; most of the... more
Broder, Nathan.
Music Division | JPB 86-20
An American musicologist and editor, Nathan Broder was born in New York in 1905 and died there in 1967. Material for articles in Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, including drafts, galley proofs, and related correspondence ; material relating to... more
Verrett, Shirley
Music Division | JPB 97-48
1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm; 1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm
Shirley Verrett is an African-American mezzo-soprano and soprano ; Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto.
Rochberg, George
Music Division | JPB 98-45 no. 10
29 items of ms. music, 36 cm. or smaller; 29 items of ms. music, 36 cm. or smaller
Mel and Shifra Gold Yiddish Music Project
Music Division | JPB 87-67
3 boxes of music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm; 3 boxes of music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm
Ellis, Don
Music Division | JPB 94-21
3 items of ms. music, 21 x 24 cm. or smaller; 3 items of ms. music, 21 x 24 cm. or smaller
Strimer, Joseph, 1881-1962
Music Division | JPB 89-70
24 folders of ms. music, 38 cm. or smaller; 24 folders of ms. music, 38 cm. or smaller
Strimer, Joseph, 1881-1962
Music Division | JPB 89-71
68 folders of ms. music, 38 cm. or smaller; 68 folders of ms. music, 38 cm. or smaller
Strimer, Joseph, 1881-1962
Music Division | JPB 89-69
11 folders of ms. music, 38 cm. or smaller; 11 folders of ms. music, 38 cm. or smaller
Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969
Music Division | JPB 84-7
6 folders of ms. music, 39 cm; 6 folders of ms. music, 39 cm